Huawei rumored to be developing a camera phone with rollable display

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Just a couple of years ago, it seemed that nothing could stop Huawei on its exponential rise to the top. Spearheading some of the most advanced camera phone technology, Huawei was truly a force to be reckoned with. However, with major US trade sanctions imposed in 2019, Huawei's global market share has since fallen to just 4%, according to the research firm CounterPoint Research.

Interestingly, a new rumor suggests that Huawei could be looking to turn its fortunes around. A patent for a rollable camera phone was filed with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) on 31 January 2021 and subsequently published on 05 August 2021. 

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